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No.937—Vol. XVIII.

DECEMBER 23, 1854.

PRICE 1s.

NAMES OF THE CASES REPORTED IN THIS NUMBER.
COURT OF CHANCERY.

COURT OF QUEEN's Bevci-(Continued).
Gann 1. Gregory.--(Probate-Will-Cancellations

Sect. 77 - Ecclesiastical District, under stat. -1 Vict. c. 26)............................ 1063 1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 38)........................ 1073 COURT OF APPEAL IN CHANCERY.

Allison, App., The Churchwardens and Overseers of In re The Universal Salvage Company, ex parte

Monkwearmouth Shore, Resps.--(Poor RateMurray's Executors. — (Joint-stock Companies

Brewery-Lease of Brewery - Fixtures and Good. Registration Act, 7 & 8 Vict. c. 110- Construc

will of Public-houses-Rateable Value)........ 1075 tion of Sect. 29-Contract between Director and

Reg. v. The Justices of Buckinghamshire. - (Order of Joint-stock Company, Confirmation of)........ 1063

RemovalNotice of Appeal- Wrong Sessions

Reasonableness of Notice - Question for Sessions .. ROLLS COURT.

-9 Geo. 1, c, 7, 8. 8) ...................... 1079 Lyddon v. Ellison.-(Will - Construction--"Younger

Reg. v. The Justices of Shropshire.- (Order adjudg. Children"-Gift by a Grandmother in loco Pa.

ing Settlement of Lunatic-Notice of Appealrentis - Executory Trusts-Settlement)........ 1066

Wrong Sessions--16 & 17 Vict. c. 97, 88. 168, VICE-CHANCELLOR KINDERSLEY's COURT.

110)...................................... 1080 Dunn o. Dunn.-(Deeds-Deposit-Lien) ........ 1068

COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
VICE-CHANCELLOR STUART'S COURT.

Wilkin v. Reed.-(Amendment at Nisi Prius-Re.
Brewerp. Swirles.--(Post-nuptial Settlement-Power

view of Judge's Decision - Common-law Proce. of Appointment - Breach of Trust-Misapplica.

dure Act, 1852, (15 & 16 Vict. c. 76), s. 222tion of Trust Funds with the Concurrence of the

Real Question in Controversy" - Action for Cestui que Trust, a Feme Covert-Non-liability

fraudulent Representation) .................. 1081 of the Trustees)............................ 1069

COURT OF EXCHEQUER.
VICE-CHANCELLOR Wood's COURT.

Rogers v. Hunt.-(15 & 16 Vict. c. 76, 88. 25, 27-
Williamson 0. Jeffreys. - (Will - Construction -

Writ of Summons - Special Indorsement-Ap"Provision equal in Amount"')

1071 pearance) ................................ 1084 COURT OF QUEEN's Bench.

Crown Cases RESERVED. Reg. o. Leigh and Cope.-- (Lighting and Watching

Reg. v. Morgan.-(Larceny - Contract of Sale Act, 3 & 4 Will. 4, c. 90, 88. 5, 73, 77--Meeting

Fraud) ........

............. 1085. to adopt Act in Part of Parish, Sect. 73-Person

CONSISTORY COURT. "usually calling Meeting on parochial Business," Hope o. Hope.-(Alimony-Practice) ............ 1086

LONDON, DECEMBER 23, 1854. | principle” is probably the oldest form of partnership

known to the law, and may be defined as a partnership The important question whether the “cost-book for the purposes of mining, the conditions whereof are principle” is legally applicable to companies established contained in a book called “the cost-book.” The in this country for the working of mines situate “principle” itself is not very easily defined, at all abroad, though often mooted, has not yet been judicially events in a few words, and it will probably be better decided. In practice, however, it has been thus ex- understood by a description of the book. The “costtended, and several English companies are now engaged book” contains the regulations by which the mining in mining operations in Australia upon the “cost-book concern is to be carried on, the names of the shareprinciple."

holders or adventurers, the number of shares held The weight of argument and of opinion is, we think, by them respectively, and the accounts of the purser in favour of such practice, and the only objection which with the adventurers. He enters in it the receipt we have heard against it is, that the “ cost-book prin- and expenditure for a given time-generally a month ; ciple" is a local custom, confined to one or two coun- a balance is then struck, and a meeting held, at ties in England having now or at some former time a which the accounts are passed, and a call made or a Court of Stannaries, possessing the peculiar machinery dividend paid. At these meetings further resolutions required for the management of companies formed upon are come to, if necessary, relative to the working of the this principle.

mine, the forfeiture of shares, &c. Transfers of shares In order fully to test the truth of the premises, and must also be entered in the cost-book, and may be in the weight of the conclusion involved in this proposi- the following simple form :-“A. B. has assigned to tion, we will examine the nature of the companies in C.D. shares for a valuable consideration.” question,

1 If the cost-book contains regulations with respect to A mining company in itself is a peculiar partnership, the non-payment of calls, they should be followed; if being for the purpose of working that which is a spe- it does not, the purser files a petition against the sharecies of real estate; and it is considered as a trading holder in the Stannary Court. By the custom of the partnership only for the purposes of convenience and stannaries, it is said that persons supplying goods to, management. A mining company on the “cost-book and all labourers on, the mine, have a right of hypoVol. XVIII.

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thecation on the ores, materials, and machinery. (See petition the Lord Chancellor," &c. Indeed, if the cus Wordsworth on Mining, Banking, Insurance, and tom had been contrary to law, it would have been void General Joint-stock Companies, 193—205, 6th ed.) as a local custom. One characteristic of such a company is, that it has If, then, as we are warranted in assuming, this is a no directing body, but the mine is managed by the legal basis for the constitution of a mining company, purser. It has been held in one case, that, inter se, and if there be nothing illegal in its characteristics, the shareholders may get rid of their shares and liabi- why should it be confined within territorial boundaries? lities without the consent of the other partners; but The subject-matter on which it operates is not limited this proceeded upon the construction of the regulations to this country, much less to Cornwall; and why may in the book, and therefore would have been the same not the same principle be applied to identically the with regard to any other company founded on similar same objects, wherever they may exist? There is no conditions. (Fenn's case, 22 L. J., Ch., 692).

statute giving only a local application to the “ cost-book The “cost-book principle” has been adopted for many principle.” The exception in the Joint-stock Companies years, not only in Cornwall, but also in Devonshire | Act has no words of locality. The Winding-up Act of and Derbyshire. In Devonshire the customs of the 1849 implies that it may exist, as de facto it does exist, miners are almost the same as those which prevail out of Cornwall. It is, we submit, a common-law among the Cornish miners. In Spain and in Germany , right, which cannot be abridged except by the express (except in the Rhenish Provinces) this “principle" is words of a statute. That there are peculiar mining acted upon. (See Wordsworth, 195, note (2)). customs and a Court of Stannaries in Cornwall does

The only Stannary Court now existing is in Corn- not affect this question, which is as to the legality of wall, which is of remote origin, being mentioned in a the mode of constituting a mining company. We may charter of King John; such a tribunal once existed also observe that such companies established in Wales also in Devonshire, but has fallen into desuetude. It (Fenn's case, supra; and see Curling v. Flight, 12 Jur., does not appear that there was ever a Stannary Court part 1, p. 91) and in Ireland (see Tapping's Treatise in Derbyshire.

on the Cost-book, 7) have been wound up in the Court These “ courts by custom, confirmed by charter and of Chancery without objection, and that the opinions act of Parliament,” (Preface to Pearce's Laws and of text-writers upon the subject are in favour of the Customs of the Stannaries), are now regulated by stat. view which we have suggested *. 6 & 7 Will. 4, c. 106, amended by the 2 & 3 Vict. c. 58. If the view which we venture to suggest on this sub

By the former statute, after reciting the existence ject be correct, it may undoubtedly in many instances “ throughout the stannaries of Cornwall of a court in be advantageous to mining companies, wherever their which the vice-warden has, in certain cases wherein “locus in quo" may be, to adopt the "cost-book printin or tinners, or matters connected with tin, are con- ciple," in order to save the great inconvenience and excerned, exercised original equitable jurisdiction;" and pense of registration under the Joint-stock Companies of a court called the Steward's Court, and in which the Act. On the other hand, it should not be forgotten steward of the stannaries has, in similar cases, exer- that there are certain privileges conferred by that stacised a common-law jurisdiction, and the jurisdiction tute, such as incorporation of the company by complete so exercised by both has been confined to matters registration, and the incidents attached to such incorwherein tin or tinners are concerned; and that “in poration, which can be obtained only by submitting to late times, lead, copper, and other metals and metallic the obligations imposed by the statute. minerals than tin had been discovered in the county of Cornwall;" it is then enacted, that the court of

London Gazettes. equity of the vice-warden shall be united with the common-law court of the steward*, and the two thus combined are to be held before the vice-warden; and

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15. the jurisdiction of the Court is extended over all mine

BANKRUPTS. rals in the stannaries. (Sects. 4, 6). The Court is to DANIEL LEFAVOUR, New Oxford-street, Middleses, mer. have jurisdiction throughout Cornwall, and to be a chant and importer of American goods, dealer and chapman, court of record. (Sect. 21). Nothing contained in the Dec. 21 at 2, and Jan. 23 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, Lonact is to extend to the county of Devon, or the stan don: Off. Ass. Edwards, (and not Lee, as advertised in last naries in the said county. (Sect. 44). The remaining Tuesday's Gazette); Sols. Ashursts & Co., 6, Old Jewry, sections simply regulate the procedure in the court,

London.-Petition filed Nov. 30. except the 18th section, whereby the vice-warden, de

WILLIAM BOYCE the elder, Dover, Kent, innkeeper, creeing the payment of money in respect of the work

dealer and chapman, Dec. 26 at 12, and Jan. 23 at 2, ing of or providing goods for any mine from a share

Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards ; Sols.

Monckton, Maidstone, Kent; Blackman & Guy, 1, Ray. holder, may order his share, or so much thereof as is

mond-buildings, Gray's-inn, London.- Petition filed Dec. 5. necessary, to be sold.

DAVID LEWIS and BARNARD WISE, Ann's place, There can be no doubt that the cost-book principle"

Westmoreland-road, Walworth, Surrey, tanners and cur. is lawful in this country—at all events, as a local riers, (trading under the style or firm of Lewis & Wise), custom ; it has been so recognised not only by the Dec. 26 at half-past 2, and Jan. 29 at 12, Court of Bankabove acts, but also by the 7 & 8 Vict. c. 110, s. 63, ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Edwards; Sols. Freeman & whereby that statute is declared not to extend to any Bothamley, 39, Coleman-street, London.-Petition filed “ partnership formed for the working of mines, mine Dec. 4. rals, and quarries, of what nature soever, on the prin ROBERT WARNER, West-street, Commercial-road, Pim. ciple commonly called the cost-book principle.""' So,

lico, Middlesex, wheelwright, Dec. 26 at 1, and Jan. 30 at by the Winding-up Act of 1849, (12 & 13 Vict. c. 108,

12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Lee; Sol. 8. 1), it is provided, that “nothing herein contained

Sidney, 50, Lincoln's-inn-fields, London.-Petition filed shall affect the jurisdiction of the Court of Stannaries

Dec. 12.

GEORGE ADAMSON, West-street, Victoria-park, Beth. in Cornwall, or extend to any partnership formed for

nal-green, Middlesex, carpenter and builder, Dec. 26 and the working of mines on the cost-book principle within Jan. 30 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. the said stannaries and jurisdiction of the said court, Edwards; Sol. Jones, 9, Quality-court, Chancery-lane, unless the owners of one-tenth in value of the shares London.--Petition filed Dec. 12.

* Thus the “fusion" quietly took place in Cornwall in 1836.

* See Wordsworth's able arguments upon this side of the question in the book above quoted, pp. 188 et seq.

FREDERICK FUTVOYE, Regent-street and Beak-street, ANDREW WILSON, Manchester, timber merchant, joiner, Westminster, Middlesex, jeweller and dressing-case maker, and packing-case maker, dealer and chapman, Jan. 9 and dealer and chapman, Dec. 26 at 2, and Jan, 30 at 1, Court 29 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester : Off. of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Edwards ; Sols. Hornby Ass. Fraser ; Sols. Bunting & Co., Manchester.- Petition & Towgood, 31, St. Swithin's-lane, London.-Petition filed filed Dec. 11. Dec. 6.

MEETINGS. JAMES PIGG, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, grocer and John R. Hobern and Stephen Froud, Orchard-st., Alfred

draper, dealer and chapman, Dec. 22 at half-past 1, and road, Harrow-road, Paddington, Middlesex, builders, Jan. 11 - Jan. 24 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass.

at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, last ex.-James LamerGraham ; Sols. Adcock, Cambridge; Kingsford & Dorman, ton and James Galsworthy, Queen's-road, Peckham, Surrey, 23, Essex-street, Strand, London.-Petition filed Dec. 4.

builders, Jan. 5 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, last ex. CHARLES JAMES CHEATLEY ELKINGTON, Hall.

-Abraham Davis, Tottenham.court-road, Middlesex, hard. street, City-road, Middlesex, electro-plate manufacturer, wareman, Jan. 9 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. Dec. 22 at 1, and Jan. 23 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon.) ac, Charles Lovell, Wisbeach St. Peter, Cambridgeshire, don: Off. Ass. Graham ; Sols. Russell & Burgon, Martin's. shoe manufacturer, Dec. 28 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon. lane, Cannon-street, City.-Petition filed Dec. 4.

don, aud, ac.-William A. Meyer, Dartford, Kent, licensed WALTER KEEN, Hungerford, Berkshire, hay dealer, dealer victualler, Jan. 5 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud.

and chapman, Dec, 22 at 12, and Jan. 23 at half past 1, | ac.-Wm. B. Mitcalfe, Taunton-place, Regent's-park, Mid. Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Graham ; Sols. dlesex, dealer in mining shares, Jan. 5 at half past 12, Court Loveland & Tweed, 64, Lincoln's-inn-fields, London.

of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.—Robert Doak, HanoverPetition filed Dec. 13.

place, Kew, Surrey, draper, Jan. 5 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, GEORGE RUDD WAISTELL, Noble-street, Wood-street, London, aud. ac.-William G. Still, Wellclose-square, St.

London, commission agent, dealer and chapman, Dec. 22 at George's-in-tbe-East, Middlesex, glass merchant, Jan. 4 at 12, and Jan. 24 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. 11. Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. - Arthur W. Ass. Stansfeld; Sols. Sole & Co., 68, Aldermanbury, Lon. Pocock, Old Jewry, London, coffee-house keeper, Jan. 9 at don.-Petition filed Dec. 6.

11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. and div.-Wm. SAMUEL MANNING, Cornwall-road, Hammersmith, Mid- Tyson, High-street, Marylebone, Middlesex, butcher, Jan. 9 dlesex, builder, dealer and chapman, Dec. 22 and Jan, 24 at 1. Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac. and div.-Thos. at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld; / Howard, Finsbury Wharf, City-road, Middlesex, lime mer. Sol. Reynolds, 67, Chancery-lane, London.-Petition filed

chant, Jan. 4 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, aud. ac.Dec. 14.

Jonathan Higginson and Richard Deane, Liverpool, Dec. 28 GEORGE CLIMANCE, St. Alban's, Hertfordshire, baker at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac. sep.

and corn dealer, Dec, 22 and Jan. 24 at 2, Court of Bank- l est. of Richard Deane.-Wm. Ormerod Bradshaw, Bolton. ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Sols. Simpson, St. le-Moors, Lancashire, builder, Jan. 15 at 12, District Court Alban's; Crosley & Burn, Lombard-street, London.--Peti.

of Bankruptcy, Manchester, aud. ac. ; Jan. 22 at 12, div. tion filed Dec. 9.

James Ratcliff, Nottingham, hosier, Jan. 9 at 10, District WILLIAM BROWN, Great Russell-street, Covent-garden, Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham, aud. ac.--Tryphena Tay.

Middlesex, linendraper, dealer and cbapman, Dec. 21 at lor, Derby, innkeeper, Jan. 9 at 10, District Court of Bankhalf-past 12, and Jan. 23 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon-| ruptcy, Nottingham, aud. ac.-Oliver Appleton, Leicester, don : Off. Ass. Johnson; Sol. Jones, Sise-lane, London.- trimmer, Jan. 9 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, NotPetition filed Dec. 13.

tingham, aud, ac.-Wm. Whitehead and Mary Ann WhiteJOHN TREGENZA, Oxford-street, Middlesex, boot and

head, Leicester, innkeepers, Jan. 9 at 10, District Court of shoe manufacturer, Dec. 21 at half-past 1, and Jan. 25 at

Bankruptcy, Birmingham, aud. ac.- Richard Jackson and 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Bell; Sols.

Richard Yate, Leeds, Yorkshire, engineers, Dec. 28 at 11, Loveland & Tweed, 64, Lincoln's-inn-fields.--Petition filed District Court of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac.-Thos. Frudd, Dec. 12.

Barnsley, Yorkshire, innkeeper, Jan. 27 at 11, District Court HENRY TYLER, Victoria-street, Westminster, Middlesex, of Bankruptcy, Leeds, aud. ac. ; at balf-past 10, div.

victualler and builder, Dec. 21 at 2, and Jan. 23 at 11, James Bickerton, Castle-st., Southwark, Surrey, hat manuCourt of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sols. facturer, Jan. 5 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.Parnell & Willaume, 34, New Broad-street, London. - James W. Hendy, Portsmouth, Southampton, builder, Jan. 6 Petition filed Dec. 8.

at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-James Young, JAMES BAYLIS, formerly of Luton, Bedfordshire, after - Thos. Brachen, Geo. Ballard, Jas. Charles Colebrook Suther

wards of Norwich, late of Tottenham, Middlesex, and now land, and Nathaniel Alexander, Calcutta, East Indies, mer. of Whitecross-street Prison, London, crape dresser, dyer, chants, Jan. 5 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Geo. and finisher, Dec. 23 at half-past i, and Feb. 3 at 12, Bowley Medley and w. Adam, Highbury-park, North IslingCourt of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Nicholson ; Sol.

ton, Middlesex, and Great Tower-street, and Lloyd's CoffeeWeeks, 3, Walbrook-buildings, London.-Petition dated

house, London, underwriters, Jan. 6 at half-past 11, Court of Dec. 11.

Bankruptcy, London, div. joint est., and div. sep. est. of Geo. FREDERICK COKER, Hackney-road, Middlesex, stationer, | Bowley Medley.--Thos. John Holloway, Salisbury, Wiltshire, dealer and chapman, Dec. 22 at 2, and Feb. 3 at half-past

rope manufacturer, Jan. 6 at half-past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; Sol. London, div.-William Henry Wearn, Southsea, Portsea,

Phillips, 54, Coleman-street, City.- Petition dated Dec. 13. Southampton, grocer, Jan. 6 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, EDWARD HANDLEY, King William-street, Strand, Mid London, div.-Nathaniel Birkett Gibbs, Connaught-terrace, dlesex, licensed victualler, dealer and chapman, Dec. 21 at Edgeware-road, Middlesex, chemist, Jan. 5 at half-past 1, half-past 1, and Feb. 2 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon. Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Wm. Ipory, Norwich, don: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sol. Philp, 26, Bucklersbury, Norfolk, wholesale grocer, Jan. 6 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Petition filed Dec. 14,

London, div.--Thos. Squire, Grosvenor-mews, Bond-street, ANN WILKINSON, Crosmere, Ellesmere, Shropshire, inn. Middlesex, coach builder, Jan. 6 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, keeper, Jan. 6 and 26 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, | London, div.-William Miller, Dorking, Surrey, auctioneer, Birmingham: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Wace, Shrews. | Jan. 5 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. bury; Motteram & Knight, Birmingbam.-Petition dated

CERTIFICATES Nov. 24. THOMAS HUTCHINGS and WILLIAM HUTCHINGS, To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Taunton, Somersetshire, curriers, saddlers, and harness

before the Day of Meeting. makers, Dec. 21 and Jan. 18 at 1, District Court of Bank Wm. Tyson, High-street, Marylebone, Middlesex, butcher, ruptcy, Exeter : Off. Ass. Hirtzel; Sols. Channing, Taun- Jan. 9 at 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-A. Wellington ton; Stogdon, Exeter.-Petition filed Dec. 12.

Pocock, Old Jewry, London, coffee-house keeper, Jan. 9 at JOHN RICHARDSON, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, draper, 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-George Boss, Brighton,

Dec. 30 and Jan. 27 at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Sussex, livery.stable keeper, Jan. 16 at 1, Court of BankSheffield : Off. Ass. Brewin; Sols. Woods & Jackson, ruptcy, London.-W. Hearn, Lambeth, Surrey, brickmaker, Rochdale ; Barr & Nelson, Leeds.-Petition dated Dec. 11. 1 Jan. 11 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Thomas F. Goodger, Mason's-bill, Bromley, Kent, coach proprietor, builder.-Thomas Thorns, Prospect-place, Upper Sydenham, Jan. 6 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.- Chas. Lord, Kent, out of business.--Henry Herriott the younger, Cran. Fleet-street, London, tailor, Jan. 5 at half-past 12, Court of ford-street, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, shopman to a shoeBankruptcy, London. — Henry Cottman, Sandgate, Kent, maker.—Thomas Allen, Dock-street, Whitechapel, Middlesex, grocer, Jan. 6 at half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London. carpenter.- James Edward Morrice, Seething-lane, Tower. -John Humphrey, Dorking, Surrey, butcher, Jan. 6 at 11, street, London, cheesemonger.—Julius Henochsberg, King. Court of Bankruptcy, London.-T. Allison Readwin, Great street, Covent-garden, Middlesex, leather seller.- Eduard Winchester-street, London, dealer in shares, Jan. 5 at half. Webster Metcalfe, Shaftesbury-street, Hoxton, Middlesex, past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-J. Sellick, Colerne, | plumber.- Robert Combes, Buttesland-street, Hoxton NewWiltshire, and Bristol, paper maker, Jan. 16 at 11, District town, Middlesex, out of business.-G. Norlon, Paynton-street, Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol. - Simeon Pitman, Walcot, Hainsty-road, Poplar, Middlesex, shipowner's clerk.-Charles Bath, Somersetshire, carpenter, Jan. 12 at 11, District Court Miller, Woolwich, Kent, barman to a victualler. of Bankruptcy, Bristol. -James Ratcliff, Nottingham, hosier, Feb. 15 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips. Jan. 9 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham.

John Edwards, Russell-street, Brixton-road, Surrey, cab. David Scott, Manchester, pork butcher, Jan. 15 at 12, Dis

riolet proprietor.Robt. Innes, Clifton-st., Finsbury-square, trict Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester - Walter Graham, Blackburn, Lancashire, draper, Jan. 9 at 12, District Court

Middlesex, not in any business.- Wm. Marr Murray, Cop

pice-row, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, microscope maker.-Geo. of Bankruptcy, Manchester.- Joseph Robinson, Nantwich,

Hall, Great James-street, Hoxton, Middlesex, baker.-Thos. Cheshire, tinman, Jan. 5 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy,

ict Court of Bankruptcy, Rose, Lisson.grove, Marylebone, Middlesex, stonemason.Liverpool.

John Jones, Margaritta-terrace, Oakley.street, Chelsea, MidTo be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. dlesex, clerk to an architect.-Thos. Glassbrook, Brompton. John Paterson Waterson, Alexander-terrace, Westbourne- | row. Brompton. Middlesex. hairdresser.-David Thomas, park-road, Paddington, Middlesex, builder.- Frederick Ker. Myddleton-street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, wholesale milliner. shaw, Sheffield, Yorkshire, builder.

-Thomas Edmund Whitney, Bingfield-street, Caledonian. Scotch SEQUESTRATIONS.

road, King's.cross, Middlesex, assistant to a patent medicine Thomas Whitelaw, jun., Airdrie, painter.-George Black.

manufacturer. wood, Carronshore, farrier.-Thomas Thorburn, Glasgow, merchant.--Alexander Palmer Macewen, Edinburgh, banker.

The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before - Wm. Murdoch & Co., Glasgow, painters.

the Court, in Portugal-street, to be examined and dealt

with according to the Statute:INSOLVENT DEBTORS

Jan. 1 at 11, before the Chief COMMISSIONER. Who have filed their Petitions in the Court of Bankruptcy, and have obtained an Interim Order for Protection from

John Sore, Kingswood-place, South Lambeth, Surrey,

out of business.-John Ablett, Monkwell-street, London, Process. Thomas Tuffnell, Luton, Bedfordshire, straw-plait dealer,

warehouseman.----John Bull, Vere-street, New Bond-street,

traw-plait dealer; Middlesex, not in any business.- Nicholas Smith, St. Mat. Dec. 22 at 11, County Court of Bedfordshire, at Luton.-J.

ordshire, at Luton. thias-road, Stoke Newington.green, Middlesex, baker. Taylor Cawdell, Luton, Bedfordshire, saddler, Dec. 22 at 11, County Court of Bedfordshire, at Luton.-Heyworth Raby,

Jan. 1 at 11, before Mr. Commissioner Phillips. Rochdale, Lancashire, beerseller, Dec. 28 at 12, County Court

Thomas Madder, Lambeth-walk, Lambeth, Surrey, grocer. of Lancashire, at Rochdale.-John Thompson, Barnsley. -R. Brown, Springfield-villas, Kilburn, Middlesex, builder. Yorkshire, photographic artist, Jan. 5 at 12, County Court of -Chas. W. Manby, Castle-street, Holborn, and Grove-villas, Yorkshire, at Barnsley.-John Jennings, Coleford, Cole

Church-end, Finchley, Middlesex, musicseller.-John Ensor brooke, Devonshire, baker, Jan. 1 at 10, County Court of De. Pople, Pomona-place, Parson's-green, Fulham, Middlesex, vonshire, at Crediton.--T. Roberts, Abergele. Denbighshire. out of business.-Charles Felix Jaques, Sydney-square, Milecarpenter, Jan. 13 at 11, County Court of Flintshire, at St. end, Middlesex, waiter at a tavern. Asaph.-James Powell, Aberkenfig, Newcastle Higher, Gla. | Jan. 1 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner MURPHY. morganshire, beer-house keeper, Dec. 20 at 10, County Court George Jeffereys, Rochester, Kent, commercial traveller.of Glamorganshire, at Bridgend.-Wm. Horne, Levensbulme, Philip Marks, Princes-street, Rotherhithe, Surrey, out of Lancashire, beer-house keeper, Dec. 30 at 10, County Court business.-J. Freeman, London-street, Tottenham-court-road, of Lancashire, at Manchester.--Henry Grundy, Ashby-de-la- and Upper Gower-mews, Torrington-square, Middleses, cow. Zouch, Leicestershire, currier, Jan. 9 at 10, County Court of keeper. - Jacob Moncar, Holly-street, Dalston, Middlesex, Leicestershire, at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

baker.-George Guyer, Upper Carlisle-street, Maida-hill, The following Persons, who, on their several Petitions filed in

Middlesex, baker. the Court, have obtained Interim Orders for Protection from The following Prisoners are ordered to be brought up before Process, are required to appear in Court as hereinafter a Judge of the County Court, to be examined and dealt mentioned, at the Court-house, in Portugal-street, Lin. with according to the Statute:coln's Inn, as follows, to be examined and dealt with At the County Court of Cambridgeshire, at CAMBRIDGE, according to the Statute :

Dec. 30 at 10. Jan. 3 al 10, before the Chief COMMISSIONER.

Benjamin Vialls, Cambridge, out of business.- Wn. King, Caroline Hobday, widow, Woolwich, Kent, tallow chandler. Horseheath, blacksmith. - Thos. Armitage, Holmes-buildings, London-wall, and Little Al the County Court of Lincolnshire, at Lincoln, Jar. 2 Bell-alley, Coleman-street, London, bootmaker.- John Bar.

at 12. more, Friendly.place, White Horse-lane, Stepney, Middlesex, Wm. Hickling the elder, Crowland, farmer. out of business. - Alfred Sait, Croydon, Surrey, trainer.-J. Authe County Court of Gloucestershire, at BRISTOL. Jan. 11 Henry Leverton, High-street, Poplar, Middlesex, auctioneer. -Harriot Rattcliff, Brunswick-terrace, East-lane, Walworth,

at half-past 10.

Robert Howard, Bristol, retailer of beer.
Surrey, out of business.- Edmond Hardwick, Esher-street,
Lower Kennington-lane, Surrey, gasfitter.
Jan. 5 at 10, before the Chier COMMISSIONER.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19.
Thomas Young, Pownall-terrace, Pownall-road, Dalston,

BANKRUPTS. Middlesex, wholesale milliner.-Gilbert Smith, Churton-st., JOSHUA VINES and JAMES SMITH, Dover-road, Bo. Vauxhall-road, Pimlico, Middlesex, dealer in precious stones. rough, Surrey, builders and estate agents, Dec. 28 at half. -Benjamin Archer, Swinton-street, Gray's-inn-road, Mid.

past 12, and Jan. 30 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London : dlesex, plumber.-Edward Peacock, West-place, Islington. Off. Ass. Bell; Sol. Hall, Moorgate-street. - Petition filed green, Middlesex, wheelwright.-Thos. Legge, Prince's-road, Dec. 15. Notting-bill, Middlesex, haberdasher.- Thomas Horton, Cal- GEORGE WILSON and WILLIAM RAYNHAM, Walmercutta-place, East India-road, Middlesex, grocer.

road, Notting-hill, Middlesex, builders, contractors, dealers Feb. 14 at 10, before Mr. Commissioner Murphy. and chapmen, Dec. 30 and Feb. 10 at 1, Court of Bank. Wm. Twiss, New-street, Long-walk, Bermondsey, Surrey, ruptcy, London: Off. Ass. Pennell; Sol. Rushbury, 2, soapboiler.-Wm. Lee, Gun-square, Houndsditch, London, Surrey-street, Strand. -Petition dated Dec. 13.

JOSEPH LOUGH, Great Queen-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, Jan. 10 at 11, div.-Richard Batlersby and James Telford, Middlesex, blacking manufacturer, and JOHN JAMES Liverpool, ironfounders, Dec. 29 at 11, District Court of. LIMEBEER, St. James's-street, Middlesex, bootmaker, Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.-Joseph C. Gummer, Hart. surviving partner of George Hoby, deceased, (carrying on street, Mark-lane, London, wine merchant, Jan. 10 at 1, the business of bootmakers and blacking manufacturers, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Charles John Webb, under the style or firm of Hoby & Co.), Dec. 30 at 11, and Leadenhall.street, London, silversmith, Jan. 9 at 12, Court Feb. 10 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London: Off, Ass. of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div.-Thomas Burton, Commer. Pennell; Sols. C. & J. Allen & Sons, 17, Carlisle-street, cial-road, Lambeth, Surrey, builder, Jan. 10 at half-past 1, London.-Petition dated Dec. 9.

| Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. div.--Horatio Clagett, JOSEPH GIBB, Blue Lion-yard, Upper North-place, Gray's. Leadenball-street, London, patent ocean float manufacturer,

inn-road, Middlesex, livery-stable keeper, dealer and chap. Jan. 12 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Wil. man, Jan, 2 at 1, and Feb. 2 at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, liam West, London-terrace, Hackney-road, Middlesex, linen, London: Off. Ass. Lee; Sols. Young & Plews, 29, Mark. | draper, Jan. 16 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. lane, London.- Petition filed Dec. 7.

Charles John Darkin Campbell, College-street, Camden-town, CHARLES MUSKETT, Diss, Norfolk, chemist and drug and John-street, Adelphi, Middlesex, and Bolton-terrace,

gist, Jan. 2 at 2, and Feb. 2 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, Edward-street, Walworth, Surrey, builder, Jan. 16 at 2, Court London : Off. Ass. Edwards; Sols. Cream, Eye, Suffolk ; of Bankruptcy, London, div.- Benjamin Bunting the elder, Ulion, 44, Noble-street, Cheapside, London. - Petition filed Benjamin Bunting the younger, and Robert Durrant, NorDec. 18.

wich, tallowchandlers, Jan. 12 at half-past 12, Court of Bank. JOHN PETER WHITE, Mark-lane, London, merchant, ruptcy, London, div. - Melchor Lopez, Fenchurch-street, dealer and chapman, Dec. 27 at half-past 2, and Jan. 31 at London, and Oxford, cigar merchant, Jan. 12 at 12, Court of 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London : Off. Ass. Stansfeld ; Bankruptcy, London, div.-Henry Heylyn and Jacob Con. Sols. Crowder & Maynard, Coleman-street, City.-Petition nop, Coleman-st., London, and Old Ford, Middlesex, dyers, filed Dec. 6.

Jan. 12 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London, fin. JABEZ COOPER, Blackheath, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, div.-J. Willox, Broadway, Westminster, Middlesex, cheeselinendraper, haberdasher, hosier, and laceman, Jan. 3 and monger, Jan. 12 at half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, Lon. 24 at half.past 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birming- don, div.-Wm. G. Trangmar and John Trangmar, Brighton ham: Off. Ass. Whitmore; Sols. Prescot, Stourbridge ; and Shoreham, Sussex, grocers, Jan. 12 at 12, Court of BankMotteram & Knight, Birmingham.- Petition dated Dec. 14. ruptcy, London, div. sep. est. of Wm. G. Trangmar.-Wm. FREDERICK REEVES BARRATT, late of West Deeping, Paton, Bread-street, London, warehouseman, Jan. 12 at half. now of Stamford, Lincolnshire, musicseller, dealer and past 1, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div.-Bodham Butler chapman, Jan. 2 and Feb. 6 at 10, District Court of Bank | Wisker, Castle-street, Holborn, London, tailor, Jan. 12 at ruptcy, Nottingham: Off. Ass. Harris; Sols. Law, Stam. half-past 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London, div. - James

ford; Hodgson, Birmingham.-- Petition dated Dec. 6. Russell, Chichester, cabinet maker, Jan. 12 at 2, Court of ROBERT WILSON WYLLIE, St. Leonard, Devonshire, Bankruptcy, London, div.-Charles Button, Holborn-bars,

late of Exeter, flax scutcher, and dealer in music and musi. London, operative chemist, Jan. 12 at 11, Court of Banks
cal instruments, Dec. 28 and Jan. 24 at 1, District Court of ruptcy, London, div.
Bankruptcy, Exeter: Off. Ass. Hirtzel; Sols. Bishop &

CERTIFICATES.
Pitts, Exeter.-Petition filed Dec. 14.
JONATHAN WRIGHT, WILLIAM WRIGHT, and LUP.

MWRICHT and LP.) To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or TON WRIGHT, Oxenhope, near Keighley, Yorkshire,

before the Day of Meeting. worsted spinners, dealers and chapmen, (carrying on busi Richard Clark and John Inglis, King's-cross, Middlesex, ness under the style or firm of Jonathan Wright & Bro- drapers, Jan. 10 at 2, Court of Bankruptcy, London.—Henry thers), Dec. 29 and Jan. 26 at 11, District Court of Bank- | Jannings, Laurie-terrace, Westminster-road, Surrey, iron. ruptcy, Leeds: Off. Ass. Young; Sols. Wavell & Co., monger, Jan. 10 at 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Wm. Halifax.-Petition dated Nov. 28.

C. Eaton, Upper Thames-street, London, flour wharfinger, WILLIAM ALLAWAY, Southport, Lancashire, dentist, Jan. 10 at half-past 12, Court of Bankruptcy, London.

dealer and chapman, Jan. 4 and 22 at 11, District Court of Wm. Y. Ball, Wood-street, Cheapside, London, and Holland. Bankruptcy, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Morgan; Sol. Dodge, street, Blackfriars-road, Surrey, wholesale glover, Jan. 12 Liverpool. - Petition filed Dec. 14.

at 11, Court of Bankruptcy, London.-Hugh Hart, Hulme, JAMES SOTHERN TONGE, Liverpool, commission agent, Lancashire, timber merchant, Jan. 9 at 12, District Court

dealer and chapman, Dec. 29 and Jan. 19 at 11, District of Bankruptcy, Manchester.-Thomas Lightfoot, Stockport, Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Turner; Sol. Cheshire, grocer, Jan. 10 at 12, District Court of BankRoby, Liverpool. --Petition filed Dec. 15.

ruptcy, Manchester.—John Harvey the elder and Godfrey G. WILLIAM YATES, Liverpool, cotton broker, salt agent, Pike, Birmingham, grocer, Jan. 11 at half-past 10, District

dealer and chapman, Dec. 29 and Jan. 19 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Birmingham. - Thomas Chapman, Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool : Off. Ass. Turner ; Sols. Leicester, worsted spinner, Jan. 16 at 10, District Court of Evans & Son, Liverpool.- Petition filed Dec. 11.

| Bankruptcy, Nottingham.-Rowland Bosworth, Leicester, oil BETTY BARON, HENRY WILLIAM KNOWLES, and merchant, Jan. 16 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Not.

JAMES HEYWORTH, Bacup, Lancashire, manufac tingham.-Joseph Greenstreet, Leicester, commission agent, turers, Dec. 19 and Jan. 17 (and not 14, as previously ad. Jan. 16 at 10, District Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingbam.vertised) at 12, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester : John Hucknall, Nottingham, grocer, Jan. 16 at 10, District Of. Ass. Fraser; Sols. Rowley & Son, Manchester. - Court of Bankruptcy, Nottingham.

- Petition filed Nov. 24. JOHN FLETCHER, Unsworth Mill, near Bury, and Man

To be granted, unless an appeal be duly entered. chester, cotton manufacturer, dealer and chapman, (carry

Wm. H. Frearson, Wood-street, Cheapside, London, and ing on business with George Freeman, under the style or

West Ham, Essex, sewing cotton manufacturer.- John D. firm of Fletcher, Freeman, & Co.), Jan. 10 and 31 at 12,

Humphreys, New Wharf-road, Caledonian-road, Middlesex, District Court of Bankruptcy, Manchester: Off. Ass.

engineer.- Charles Hickman, High-road, Knightsbridge, MidFraser; Sols. T. A. & J. Grundy, Manchester.-Petition

dlesex, licensed victualler.- Stephen Cooper, Lyndhurst-villas, filed Dec. 15.

Lyndhurst-road, Peckham, Surrey, carpenter. - Joseph Peers, MEETINGS.

Ruthin, Denbighshire, scrivener. -Emma Steele Foulgham, Ebenezer K. M. Griffiths, Cornelius P. Newcombe, and

Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, braid manufacturer.-Joseph Francis T. Griffiths, Gracechurch-street, London, and Liver

Whitmore, Leicester, woolstapler.- John Moats the elder, pool, shipowners, Jan. 3 at half-past 2, Court of Bankruptcy,

Spalding, Lincolnshire, coal merchant.-- John Chaplin and London, last ex.-George Tennant, Market-st., Westminster,

| Robert Wigley, Leicester, curriers.-- John Mills, Leeds, York. Middlesex, licensed victualler, Dec. 30 at half-past 1, Court shire, printer. of Bankruptcy, London, last ex.-J. Ker, Gloucester, draper,

Scotch SeQUESTRATIONS. Jan. 4 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Bristol, aud. ac.; Thomas Waddell, Gartcraig, Lanarkshire, contractor.-C. Jan. 11 at 11, div.-- James Frame, Liverpool, stationer, Dec. Staples, Glasgow, wine merchant.-James Herbertson and 29 at 11, District Court of Bankruptcy, Liverpool, aud. ac.; | Brothers, Glasgow, builders.

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